Winter Weather Outlook This Weekend – Dec. 8, 2017

Cary, NC – A mix of precipitation and cold weather this weekend has many expecting snow and ice, while weather forecasts predict difficult driving conditions more than anything else. Read more

Temps in the 20s Friday Night

Cary, NC – The first big freeze of the winter is heading our way. Read more

Hurricane Irma Update – 9/8/17

Cary, NC – New information on Hurricane Irma is coming in every six to 12 hours. Here is the latest we know about Hurricane Irma and how it may impact Cary and the Triangle. Read more

Lori’s Blog: Be Ready in Cary

Cary, NC – It’s been hurricane season here in North Carolina for awhile now – so preparing might have already been on your to do list. But sometimes, it takes a big storm to bring the value of being prepared to the forefront.

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Hurricane Irma Veers Toward North Carolina

Cary, NC – It’s one of the largest storms ever recorded in the Atlantic. And now, as Hurricane Irma roars across Puerto Rico, it’s track could imperil North Carolina. Read more

Gardening: Preparing for Summer

Cary, NC – We are officially in the Summer season now which means new steps to take to make sure your garden is well taken care of. Read more

Tips for Tick and Mosquito Season in Cary

Cary, NC – Cary has lots of natural beauty but that also means we have to share it with wildlife that doesn’t always have our best interests in mind. So as the weather brings in more ticks and mosquitos, here are some ways to stay healthy during the Summer. Read more

Morrisville Wins Award for Innovative Park and Playground

Morrisville, NC – As the rain this past week showed, controlling stormwater and runoff is an important consideration by municipalities here. And the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is awarding Morrisville for its new approach to cutting down on reducing stormwater in the design of a new playground. Read more

Gardening: Troubleshooting Problems with Your Garden Tomatoes

Cary, NC – Our last garden article discussed starting a vegetable garden; all the basics for a great summer harvest. Now that that’s done, let’s look at the problems that may arise with the most popular garden vegetable of all, the tomato. In my world, nothing beats a vine ripe tomato, warm from the sun and making the perfect tomato sandwich!  Read more

Citizen Science Program Needs Your Help Observing The Weather!

Editor’s Note: David Glenn, Science and Operations Officer with NC CoCoRaHS, contributed to this article.

Cary, NC – Do you ever wonder how much rainfall you received from a recent thunderstorm? How about snowfall during a winter storm? If so, an important volunteer weather observing program needs your help! The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network, or CoCoRaHS, is looking for new volunteers across North Carolina. The grassroots effort is part of a growing national network of home-based and amateur rain spotters with a goal of providing a high density precipitation network that will supplement existing observations. Read more